13 July 2012

the our lost jungle poetry form challenge: challenge #2 results

Good morning, all! Today ends the second week of the Our Lost Jungle Poetry Form Challenge! I was just as excited this week as I was last week with the results--it was so hard to choose just one poem to feature. Congratulations to all who made an attempt; your work was lovely.

The featured poem this week is by Barbara Young, who posted her poem at her lovely blog, BRIARCAT: House of Drafts. I'm only posting part of it here; you can read the rest of it directly on her blog!
Walking with the Doctor

One pretty summer evening
the full moon rose
looking so clear and close

I thought I’d take a little walk over and get a good look.
I was forehead-deep in the heavy heavenly
sweet honeysuckle; my ears were full of Dr John; I took

my easy time. The good Doctor cooked,
and my toes
were believing ... (continue reading here)

Thank you, Barbara, and everyone else who submitted poems this week. Remember, to be considered as a featured poet your prompt poem must be submitted (in a comment, via a link, or through email) by 10pm on Thursday the week of the challenge! (For full guidelines visit here) Stay tuned ... Next week, we will be jumping right into actual forms of poetry! Don't worry--the first one will be short and sweet. Or sweet and short ... (hint-hint)


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Catch up on the Our Lost Jungle Poetry Form Challenge:


  1. love your challenge! maybe i'll get around to submitting before it's over. lol. :)

  2. Thanks for the mention, Khara. I'm enjoying the challenge.

  3. Thank you both! I hope you have fun with the rest of the challenge! :)


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